All women invited to compete in chip-timed triathlons and duathlons of various lengths. Also, a relay race. Awards, medals for finishers, T-shirts, and more.
7:30 a.m., Portage Lake Beach, 11500 Seymour Rd., Waterloo Recreation Area, Chelsea. $45-$156 in advance only at EpicRaces.com. $11 annual park pass required for entry. Info@EpicRaces.com, 585-7101.
Online screening of Erik Greenberg Anjou's 2019 documentary about renowned cantor Jack Mendelson and this centuries-long art form that combines spiritual exploration, communal bonding, and showmanship. Part of an annual festival of documentary and feature films on Jewish themes. For complete festival schedule, see Film.jccAnnArbor.org.
Online anytime between Aug. 7-31 at Film.jccAnnArbor.org. $12 per film. 971-0990.
Every Sun. Jewel Heart instructor leads a White Tara guided meditation session with a focus on healing visualizations.
For meeting URL, preregister at bit.ly
Every Sun.Jewel Heart's resident spiritual advisor Demo Rinpoche discusses various current issues from a spiritual perspective.
For livestream URL, preregister at bit.ly
Every Sun. All invited to a relaxed pickup game of this spirited team sport played with a flying disc. Note: Overly competitive players are politely asked to leave.
11:15 a.m., Fuller Park, just west of the pool & parking lot (or occasionally across the street). Free. 846-9418, hac-UltimateList@GoogleGroups.com.
Spiritual Classes for Young People via Zoom. Free, but donations are appreciated.
Zoom. Free. Online. 734-327-0270. Interfaithspirit.org
Every Sat. & Sun. Conservancy staffers show off their kangaroo, blue-tongued skink, and dingo (2 p.m.). Also, a chance to see the conservancy's other animals, highlighted by a coyote, Gila monster, and skunk. Attendance limited to 30% capacity.
1-3 p.m., Creature Conservancy, 4950 Ann Arbor-Saline Rd. $10 (kids ages 2-12, $8; age 1 & under, free) in advance only at TheCreatureConservancy.org. 929-9324. [map]
Baseball using 1860s-era rules against similar teams from around the state.
Aug. 1: Flint Lumber City BBC.
Aug. 16: Detroit BBC. 2 p.m.
Aug. 23: Royal Oak Wahoo BBC. 2 p.m.
2 p.m., St. Joseph Catholic Church grounds, 6805 Mast at Territorial, Dexter. Free. UnionBBC.com. [map]
Every Sun., Wed., & Fri., except Aug. 26, 28, & 30. All invited to practice improv principles with this local group. Followed by socializing. No experience necessary. Spectators welcome.
2 p.m. (Sun.), 7 p.m. (Wed.), and 8 p.m. (Fri.), for online meeting URL see MeetUp.com
Livestream jazz, cabaret tunes, and blues by this celebrated Detroit stride pianist.
4:15 p.m., online at KerrytownConcertHouse.com
Musicians of all ability levels and ages invited to sing and play anything from classic rock, Motown, and blues to bluegrass, folk, and country over Zoom. All acoustic instruments (strings, horns, and woodwinds) welcome. Led by veteran local musicians Bill Connors and Phil McMillion.
For online meeting URL preregister at MeetUp.com
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